North Bengal News

ALIPURDUAR/ SILIGURI, 25 Jul 2018/--/Police today arrested an AIDS patient who allegedly raped a minor girl on July 15 at Nimti Domohoni area under Kalchini police station. Arrest of Bimal Roy, 65 was made on Tuesday night within only three days of receipt of the complaint from the father of the...

Alipurduar, 25 Jul 2018/--/Successful initiatives taken up following Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s directive helped in reopening today of Tulsipara tea-garden in Birpara-Madarihat block after three years. Tulsipara tea-garden under Duncan group was closed in July, 2015. 1147 workers of the...

SILIGURI, 24 Jul 2018/--/Two persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of a couple at Bagdogra near here, a senior police officer said. The two persons were identified as Sanjay Tamang and Bhumika Sheva and the latter was an employee of the victim, Ajay Kushwah, who used to supply...

MALDA, 24 Jul 2018/--/People of Malda has got some news to rejoice at. EMU services from Malda town station is going to start in the next three months, according to authorities of Malda railway division. A senior official of Malda division said that an underpass would be constructed at Rathbari...

MALDA, 24 Jul 2018/--/District primary school council (DPSC) chairman Asish Kundu today ordered a probe after father of a minor student alleged corporal punishment by a teacher. Kundu also summoned the teacher of Maheshpur primary school Sujay Yadav to seek clarification from him. Shankar Ghosh of...

MALDA, 24 Jul 2018/--/Claiming the post of the leader of opposition in English Bazaar municipality (EBM), the BJP councilors are set to meet chairman of Trinamool Congress run civic body. The post was held by Narendranath Tiwary, a veteran Congress councilor who recently joined Trinamool Congress...

MALDA, 24 Jul 2018/--/A housewife committed suicide allegedly failing to bear the scar of an illicit relationship between her mother and father in law. The body was found hanging at a mango orchard of Badanpur village under Malda police station on Tuesday morning. According to  sources  the...

MANIKCHAK (MALDA), 24 Jul 2018/--/Angry relatives of a patient who died at Manikchak rural hospital today vandalised the  hospital and roughed up doctors alleging medical negligence . o rescue the doctors, could not escape the wrath of the irate mob too. It has been learnt from hospital sources...

SILIGURI, 24 Jul 2018/--/Relatives of a minor girl who reportedly went missing recently alleged that a monastic member of Siliguri branch of ISKON eloped with her. Although the ISKON authority denied connection with the incident, the guardians demanded that police should take steps immediately to...

Alipurduar, 24 Jul 2018/--/A minor girl was allegedly raped by a minor youth at Bholardabri village under Alipurduar police station. A complaint was lodged with the police by the mother of the rape-victim today. In her complaint the mother of the minor girl alleged that on July 15 night when the...

MALDA, 24 Jul 2018/--/Students of Manikchak College today demonstrated in college premises demanding change in examination venue. How officials of Gour Banga University said that the demand could not be entertained owing to want of a suitable venue to accommodate such huge number of examinees of...

COOCH BEHAR, 24 Jul 2018/--/Fresh clash broke out between activists of Trinamool Congress and its youth wings at Gitaldaha village in Dinhata today leaving two persons injured. It has been learnt from sources that the clash followed a tiff between both groups of Trinamool while discussing...

SILIGURI, 20 Jul 2018/--/Officials of Siliguri municipal corporation (SMC) faced a stiff resistance while demolishing an illegally constructed two-storied building at ward no. 5 today. Recently, SMC started a drive against the illegal constructions in the city. The house was spotted and the...

Beijing, 18 Jul 2018/--/China has set up an unmanned automatic weather observation station in Tibet near Arunachal Pradesh border to provide meteorological support to its military and assist operations of aircraft and missiles in case of "regional live-fire conflicts", a media report has said. The...

Balurghat, 18 Jul 2018/--/Four Bangladeshi young men--Md Shah Jamal (18), Rashid Islam (13), Md Sagar Hussain (12), Imon Islam (14),  who stayed illegally in India for about two years were today deported to that country through Hili border of South Dinajpur district. Senior officials of both the...

Balurghat, 18 Jul 2018/--/In a display of profound honesty four young men today returned a bag containing gold ornaments worth more than Rs 1 lakh to its owner Julekha Bibi, a resident of Baghhit village under Tapan police station of South Dinajpur district. According to police, Julekha was going...

Raiganj, 18 Jul 2018/--/As a measure to curtail the cost the administrative officials of the district including the district magistrate Arvind Meena attended the offices on foot today. The austerity measure would continue once every week, the DM said. The district administrations resolved to...

MALDA, 18 Jul 2018/--/Police and bomb squad of criminal  investigation department (CID) today recovered nearly 200 crude bombs from the spot of the blast that claimed two lives yesterday. Three persons were arrested in connection with the blast at Sailapur under Kaliachak police station in last 24...

Jalpaiguri, 18 Jul 2018/--/A young man was today thrashed severely by villagers who suspected him to be a child lifter.  The incident occurred at Balapara area under Kotowali police station today. A large contingent of police rushed to the spot and rescued the youth. According to local sources,...

MALDA, 18 Jul 2018/--/Villagers demonstrated with black ribbons on their faces against the alleged police inaction in rape case of a minor girl. The parents of the minor also met the superintendent of police Arnab Ghosh and chairman of district child welfare committee (CWC) Chaitali Sarkar seeking...

Alipurduar, 18 Jul 2018/--/Residents of slums adjacent to forests demonstrated in front of Dooarskanya today protesting against shift in the status of their habitation. Hundreds of such habitants under the banner of Uttar Banga Bonjan Shromojibi Mancha gathered near the district administrative...

Dhaka, 16 Jul 2018/--/Bangladesh on Monday reassured India that it would not allow its soil to be used for any terrorist activities against the neighbouring country as visiting Home Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with his counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan on security-related issues. Singh, who is in...

JAIPUR, 16 Jul 2018/--/It was a poignant scene at the village of Army paratrooper Mukut Bihari Meena who died fighting the militants in Kashmir when his five month old daughter sat on his coffin and lay on it when his body arrived. Meena, a jawan of the 3 Para Regiment, was killed in an exchange...

Imphal, 16 Jul 2018/--/Central schemes needed to be translated in local languages. This was highlighted by Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah the recently concluded North East Council (NEC) plenary in Shillong. For people in remote areas did  not understand Hindi or English. There were people who...

NEW DELHI, 16 Jul 2018/--/The Narendra Modi government needs to shed its "obsession" with economic growth and take a broader view of what development is about, argues noted economist Jean Dreze. Author of a number of books on development and policies in India, he also feels that the Centre is "...